Meet the French skier who turned his Sochi medal into engagement ring
France's paralympian, Vincent Gauthier-Manuel, has melted part of his Sochi medal in order to create an engagement ring for his betrothed.
According to Parasport News, the skier had a jeweler friend melt down a part of the silver medal Gauthier-Manuel won in the standing slalom, the Fox Sport reported.
The 28-year-old had a lot of metal to choose from in addition to the slalom silver, the gold in the standing giant slalom and a bronze in the standing downhill from Sochi.
(Posted on 09-08-2014)
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